• Bayside High School – Career and Tech Education Courses

    If you are zoned for Bayside High School and wish to take classes in a particular program, be sure to sign up for it with your guidance counselor.  No application necessary.  No fee required.

    If you are not zoned for Bayside, you will have to apply through the BPS website: School_of_Choice_new/Secondary_Open_Enrollment under the ‘New and Renewal EPO and EPO Applications for Secondary Schools’ with a deadline of February 9.  There is a $30 nonrefundable fee for each application. 

  • Bayside Offers the following CTE Courses:



    Culinary Arts

    Culinary Arts is a true to life industry based program that is designed to introduce the basic fundamentals, discipline and skills required for a successful career in the foodservice industry.  Students will acquire knowledge and skill in the preparation of food. Included are basic principles and techniques of food preparation, use of recipes, use and care of equipment

    Industry Certification: ServSafe®, ProStart Certificate of Achievement

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the hospitality, tourism or restaurant industry

    Course Sequence:

    Culinary Arts 1

    Culinary Arts 2-3 (block schedule)


    Stuart Gray: gray.stuart@brevardschools.org

    Chris Cox: Cox.Christopher@brevardschools.org


    Drafting and Design

    This course provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills of architectural drawing using Autodesk Revit software, a three dimensional parametric modeling application.  Along with acquiring language arts and mathematics knowledge and skills, students will be able to prepare multi-view drawings, prepare sectional views, prepare auxiliary drawings, apply basic dimensioning and describe the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.

    Industry Certification: AutoDesk, AutoCAD, Revit and Inventor

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the architectural and engineering fields, creating drawings that provide the technical specifications of buildings.

    Course Sequence:

    Tech Design 1

    Tech Design 2

    Tech Design 3 

    Tech Design 4

    *Encore Academy Major


    Maggie Fleming: fleming.margareth@brevardschools.org

    Engineering Technology

    This program provides students with a foundation of knowledge and technical experiences in the study of engineering and prepares students for postsecondary engineering programs by developing an in-depth mastery of associated mathematics, science, and technology knowledge and skills with opportunities to further their mastery of engineering-related design solutions to real world problems.

    Industry Certification:  Solidworks

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in mechanical or civil engineering fields.

    Course Sequence:

    Applied Engineering Tech 1

    Applied Engineering Tech 2

    Applied Engineering Tech 3


    *BETA Academy Course


    Aaron Mitchell: mitchell.aaron@brevardschools.org

    Television Productions

    This program offers students an opportunity to learn all aspects of television studio activities including scripts, lighting, filming and directing, field production, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices.  Studio activities and performing on camera are an integral part of this program. Instruction includes camera principles, video editing, lighting methods, control room operation, station operation, on camera performance and script writing.

     Industry Certification: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Television or Film Industry as writers, camera operators, talent, editors or production crew.

    Course Sequence:

    Television Production Technology 1

    Television Production Technology 2

    Television Production Technology 3

    Television Production Technology 4


    *Encore Academy Major


    Lora Potter: potter.lora@brevardschools.org


    Patient Care Assisting (PCA) (CNA)

    This program offers rigorous content, relevant technical knowledge, and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in medical and health care fields.  PCA program students passing with a C or higher will take the FL Board of Nursing exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. These courses are only offered to 10th through 12th graders.

    Industry Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in Hospital or Nursing Homes, or Home Health Care.  


    Course Sequence:

    Health Science (Elective)

    Medical Terminology

    Intro to Health Care

    Patient Care Assisting (12th Grade Only)


    Evelyn Caraballo: caraballo.evelyn@brevardschools.org


    Health and Wellness

    Health Science Anatomy & Physiology

    This course is part of the secondary Health Core consisting of an overview of the human body, both structurally and functionally with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease.  Medical terminology is an integral part of the course. 

    Health Science Foundations

    This course is part of the Secondary Health Core designed to provide the student with an in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations.  Emphasis is placed on communication and interpersonal skills, use of technology, ethics and the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students may shadow professionals throughout the course. 

    Exercise Science

    This course prepares students to be employed as Personal Trainers. Content includes, but not limited to, identifying and practicing within the appropriate scope of practice for a personal trainer, develop and implement exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals or those who have medical clearance to exercise, proficiency in the appropriate fitness equipment used, as well as a foundation in the musculo-skeletal system of the body.

    Industry Certification: CMAA, Certified Medical Administrative Assistance Certification

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Health Care field as front office management. As well as introduce them to Personal Training and possible careers in sports medicine.

    Course Sequence:

    Health Science Anatomy & Physiology

    Health Science Foundations

    Exercise Science


    Aaron Parr: parr.aaron@brevardschools.org

    CNC Machining Tech

    Students gain an understanding of technology and the concept of Design for Manufacturing, workplace safety and organization, communication skills, and basic machine operation.  Upon completion of this course sequence and a passing score on the certification exam, students will earn 15 hours at EFSC in any engineering technology degree.

    Industry Certification: Certified Production Technician

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in advanced manufacturing career pathways: Maintenance Mechanic, CNC Programmer, CNC Machinist, Field Service Engineer

    Course Sequence:

    Machining Technology 1

    Machining Technology 2

    Machining Technology 3


    Chris Eaves: eaves.christopher@brevardschools.org


    Digital Design

    Digital Design is a 3-4 year-long, project-based curriculum program that develops key digital communication skills such as design, project management, research and communication, photography, graphic design, illustration, and page layout skills using Adobe tools.  Digital Design is graphic design career technical education at Bayside. Each student project builds on lessons learned previously.  Classes have defined learning targets, step-by-step instructions, assessment rubrics, and details on alignment to the Adobe Certified Associate exams and FLDOE course frameworks.



    Graphic Design - Experiment using digital tools such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop to express color theory, typography, elements/principles of design, illustration, page layout, logo design, and product branding.


    Photography - Improve photographic techniques and composition by using golden ratio, framing, unusual views, spacing, and depth of field to increase the expressiveness of digital pictures.  Apply picture composition rules while taking photos to find the most harmonious way of arranging objects in digital pictures.  Learn photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop.


    Digital Animation - Storyboard and design for video through digital animation.  Pitch and refine scripts, research character backgrounds and the visual design of the story, and create a design booklet, concept drawings, storyboards, and 2D and 3D animatics.  Software packages include basic introductions to Adobe Animate for rich media communication, Adobe Dimension for 3D content creation, and Adobe After Effects.


    Web Design - Create professional portfolios using web skills to design digital resumes and display graphic design projects. Web design develops key digital communications skills; design, communication, project management, and web technology using Adobe Dreamweaver.


    Media Arts - Sample various technologies including sound and video using Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Spark Video, and others to enhance projects.


    Industry Certification:

    • Adobe Certified Associates
      • Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe InDesign
      • Adobe Photoshop
      • Adobe Visual Design Specialist
      • Adobe Animate
      • Adobe Dreamweaver
      • Adobe Web Design Specialist
      • Adobe Premiere
      • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe Certified Expert
      • Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe InDesign
      • Adobe Photoshop
      • Adobe Premiere
      • Adobe After Effects


    Course Sequence:

    8207310 – Digital Information Technology (Optional)

    8209510 – Digital Design 1

    8209520 – Digital Design 2

    8209530 – Digital Design 3

    8209540 – Digital Design 4


    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Digital Design industry as Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers.

    *Encore Academy Major


    Digital Information Technology (Elective) 

    Basic overview of current business and information systems and trends. Emphasis on developing fundamental computer skills. 

    Industry Certification:

    • Microsoft Office Specialist
      • MS Word
      • MS Excel
      • MS Powerpoint
    • Microsoft Office Master – (must have MOS to get Master)
      • MS Word Expert
      • MS Excel Expert



    Carrie Robertson: robertson.carrie@brevardschools.org